The 2011 David R. Goode National Transportation Policy Conference: Video
Welcome and Call to Action
Governor Gerald L. Baliles, Director, Miller Center; Governor of Virginia (1986-1990)
Open Plenary Session: The Outlook for Reauthorizing and Financing America’s Highway
We are at a crossroads in transportation policy planning, when Congress and the Administration face difficult choices and state and local governments will be deeply affected by funding choices. The nation will either benefit from our actions or be changed in negative ways.
Jack Basso, Director of Program Finance and Management, American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials
Keynote Panel: Transportation Secretaries’ Roundtable
Five former Secretaries of Transportation will trace efforts to publicize transportation messages to the American public over the course of presidential administrations and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of those efforts.
The Honorable James H. Burnley, Secretary of Transportation (1987-1989)
The Honorable Samuel K. Skinner, Secretary of Transportation (1989-1991)
The Honorable Rodney E. Slater, Secretary of Transportation (1997-2001)
The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary of Transportation (2001-2006)
The Honorable Mary E. Peters, Secretary of Transportation (2006-2009)
Panel Discussion: Where are We Now?
The session will provide a review of the current state of thinking about how best to forge a new approach to transportation in America, reviewing recent efforts and progress and identifying future opportunities.
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Jeff Shane, Panel Chair, and Partner, Hogan Lovells
Marcia Hale, Director, Building America’s Future Education Fund
Emil Frankel, Director of Transportation Studies, Bipartisan Policy Center
David Burwell, Director, Energy and Climate Program, Carnegie Endowment
Nicholas Turner, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Ashley Halsey, III, Washington Post Staff Writer
Panel Discussion: The Compelling Story of Transportation and Economic Growth
One of the most worrisome consequences of continuing on the current course is the loss of international competitiveness. This panel will discuss how greater efficiencies in our transportation infrastructure would enhance economic vitality, and how businesses have effectively conveyed this message.
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Janet Kavinoky, Panel Chair and Executive Director, Transportation and Infrastructure, US Chamber of Commerce
Edward Wytkind, President, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Abigail M. Martin, Director of External Relations, Organization for International Investment
Steve Watson, Vice President, Government and External Affairs, Loews Government Affairs Services
Norman Chambers, CEO, NCI Building Systems, and Chair, Let’s Rebuild America Leadership Council
Representative John Mica, United States House of Representatives; Chair, House Infrastructure and Transportation Committee
Panel Discussion: Examining the Data and Establishing a Baseline on The Effectiveness of Transportation Messaging
Three organizations have conducted investigations into public opinion on transportation to uncover attitudes towards infrastructure investment and messaging that is successful in promoting transportation. Representatives from those organizations will discuss their findings in this panel.
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James Corless, Panel Chair and Director, Transportation for America
Rich Thau, President, Presentation Testing, Inc.
Brian Pallasch, Managing Director of Government Relations and Infrastructure Initiatives, American Society of Civil Engineers
Jim Mulhall, Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker